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volvovera
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need suggestion on fuel system treatment

Post by volvovera » Thu Feb 17, 2011 4:51 pm

Does some one has experience to use fuel system treatment/cleaner?
which brands are better?
Whether it is OK to use fuel system cleaner, like Lucas or Motul, on Turbo cars?
Thanks in advance!

CountryBum-kin
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Re: need suggestion on fuel system treatment

Post by CountryBum-kin » Thu Feb 17, 2011 7:27 pm

Volvo recommends the use of gasoline containing deposit control additives. Volvo does not recommend the use of external fuel injector cleaning systems

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Re: need suggestion on fuel system treatment

Post by JRL » Thu Feb 17, 2011 9:17 pm

Won't hurt, could help.
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Re: need suggestion on fuel system treatment

Post by precopster » Fri Feb 18, 2011 6:42 am

Once a fuel system is dirty whether it's from using lower quality fuel or from a previous owner's neglect it's a lot cheaper to clean them (injectors) than it is to replace them.
Current cars:2002 XC70, 2001 V70 T5, 2006 XC90 2.5T, VW Transporter 2.5TDI

What we used to own:1995 850 sedan, 1987 740 sedan, 2002 S60AWD, 1989 740 turbo wagon, 1985 760 V6, 1995 850 wagon, 1999 V70 project car, 1998 V70R AWD, 2001 XC70.
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Re: need suggestion on fuel system treatment

Post by jda2000 » Fri Feb 18, 2011 6:57 am

if you have a high mileage car then use seafoam. 1/2 can in the oil and the other 1/2 in the fuel tank.

volvovera
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Re: need suggestion on fuel system treatment

Post by volvovera » Fri Feb 18, 2011 8:30 am

Thanks for all your suggestions!
My car has 102,000 kilometers and for about 1 month ago I has started to notice a whistle noise coming from fuel pump.
I have read many threads which metion the similar noise was just gone after they used fuel system treatment/cleaner.
So I wonder whether I can give it a try before I consider the fuel pump replacement.

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